Current conditions

  • 75°
  • A Few Clouds
  • Dew point: 66.0
  • Wind from NW 3 mph
  • Visibility: 9
  • Humidity: 76%
  • Pressure: 1009


  • Hi 79°


  • Lo 70°


AM Ht. PM Ht. AM Ht. PM Ht.
WED, SEPT 17 12:02 0.82' 11:49 2.85' 6:55 4.08' 5:47 5.12'
THURS, SEPT 18 12:56 0.60' 12:49 2.49' 7:35 4.41' 6:44 5.32'
FRI, SEPT 19 1:36 0.42' 1:32 2.08' 8:05 4.71' 7:28 5.52'
SAT, SEPT 20 2:08 0.32' 2:08 1.69' 8:30 4.97' :06 5.66'
SUN, SEPT 21 2:36 0.29' 2:40 1.33' 8:53 5.21' 8:40 5.71'
MON, SEPT 22 3:02 0.34' 3:10 1.02' 9:15 5.43' 7:12 5.68'

Waves (Ocean Beach)

Height Direction Interval
Weds., Sept 17 2-4' SSW 17 seconds
Thurs., Sept 18 2-3' SSW 16 seconds
Fri., Sept 19 2-3' W/SSW 8-14 seconds
Sat., Sept 20 1-2' W/SSW 8-14 seconds
Sun., Sept 21 1-2' SSW 16 seconds

Waves (Swami's)

Height Direction Interval
Thurs., Sept 18 2-3' W 16 seconds
Fri., Sept 19 2-3' SSW 9-14 seconds
Sat., Sept 20 1-2' S 9-14 seconds
Sun., Sept 21 1-2' SSW 13-15 seconds

Water Conditions

71ºF 74ºF

Visibility should be fair to poor expected swell from Hurricane Odile off the Baja Coast. We should see improving conditions as the swell subsides.

Visibility based on existing conditions and NOAA predicted swell and weather conditions at press time. Check up-to-date daily visibility/ conditions at the San Diego County Lifeguard info line: 619-221-8824.

Fishing Gallery

First time offshore fishing, this is my 7th Yellowfin Tuna of the day! The battle was over 10 minutes. It kept diving most of the fight, it felt really heavy and my left bicep felt like it was about to give in! This puppy was caught a few miles south of the Coronado islands. The boat was the Malihini, date 21-AUG-2014 - Fish on!

First time offshore fishing, this is my 7th Yellowfin Tuna of the day! The battle was over 10 minutes. It kept diving most of the ...

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Fish Report

September 16 dock totals

Chubasco 2 Sportfishing 10 Anglers, 1 Boat, 1 Lingcod, 1 California Barracuda, 22 Pacific Bonito, 6 Rockfish, 10 Kelp Bass

Fisherman's Landing 121 Anglers, 5 Boats, 425 Yellowfin Tuna, 42 Yellowtail, 30 Skipjack Tuna, 18 Calico Bass, 31 Bonito, 2 Barracuda, 1 Sand Bass

H&M Landing 165 Anglers, 7 Boats, 783 Yellowfin Tuna, 110 Dorado, 45 Skipjack Tuna, 7 Barracuda, 67 Yellowtail, 17 Calico Bass, 7 Sand Bass, 45 Bonito

Point Loma Sportfishing 104 Anglers, 4 Boats, 38 Yellowtail, 17 Sand Bass, 4 Rockfish, 2 Calico Bass, 27 Bonito, 2 Barracuda, 34 Bluefin, 4 Dorado, 123 Yellowfin Tuna, 27 Skipjack Tuna

Seaforth Sportfishing 311 Anglers, 13 Boats, 2 Halibut, 70 Bonito, 148 Yellowtail, 13 Calico Bass, 72 Skipjack Tuna, 20 Dorado, 1141 Yellowfin Tuna, 3 Sand Bass

34 Anglers aboard the Pacific Queen 1.5 Day trip returned with 145 Yellowfin Tuna

The Vendetta 1/2 Day AM trip with 8 Anglers returned to the dock with 4 California Barracuda, 7 California Yellowtail, 6 Kelp Bass, 4 Barred Sand Bass, 4 Pacific Bonito

The Malihini 3/4 Day trip with 42 Anglers aboard called in with 100 Yellowfin Tuna, 10 Dorado, 5 Skipjack Tuna, 40 California Yellowtail

38 Anglers aboard the San Diego 3/4 Day trip landed 325 Yellowfin Tuna, 50 California Yellowtail

Waterfront Events

San Diego Bay Downtown Cleanup (Underwater & On Land)

San Diego Bay Downtown Cleanup (Underwater & On Land)

USS Midway Museum

Saturday, September 20, 7:30 a.m. to noon
Paddle for Clean Water

Paddle for Clean Water

Ocean Beach Pier

Sunday, September 21, 9 a.m. to noon
The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

Coronado Clubroom and Boathouse

Sunday, September 21, 9 a.m.
Stand Up and Prone Paddleboard Races

Stand Up and Prone Paddleboard Races

Bonita Cove

Sunday, September 28, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Calm Water 5K Paddle

Calm Water 5K Paddle

Crown Point

Saturday, October 11, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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Trade day of sailing for sports/camping gear I have a nice sloop in Dana Point. Interested in trading for offshore fishing gear (Penn, etc.), bosun’s chair, high-tech 3-4 man tent, good bicycle, swimming lessons, offshore foul weather gear, cappuccino machine, also lemon or orange or mango or other fruit trees, outdoor fireplace, Sears Craftsman rolling tool chest, all power tools, teak dining room set, solar panels, GPS, etc. Let me know, Gordon 760-681-0158

Seeker fishing rod - $140 8 ft classic series. Turks head and wrapped with black cord. Firm, don’t waste my time with low ball offers. 619-200-7032

Fishing Kill Bag - $50 Hang it from the transom,throw the fish in as you catch them. When they are done bleeding they can be transferred to the coolerGreat condition 45” X 30 deep X20” wide 760 747 6239 leave a message - I will get back to you asap! Shimano TN16 Trinidad Clean - $300 Functions well spool spins forever.this reel has 80LB Power Pro with new 40LB P Line topshot The reel looks nice works great go kill some Tuna the best fishing season is coming Reel has 6.2:1 gear ratio no bottom clamp 6199179235 8 Foot Longboard surfboard Bic - $260 Good condition. Great starter Longboard. Fins and leash included. Ready to ride. Call or text 561-414-4510 Brand New 10’6’’ Charlie’s “The Big Eye” Longboard Surfboard - $650 This board is brand new, never surfed or waxed. Web Info: http://www.charliessurfboards.com/the-big-eye.html Jon - 760-612-8100 Byrne Surf Board 6’ 1” - $140 Super easy pick-up in PB, fits in just about any car. Or grab it and head right to the waves a couple blocks from our place. Not looking for any swaps/trades, thanks though. Serious inquiries only, cash only. 518-588-5193 10’ Laird Stand Up Paddleboard - $525 Laird Hamilton 10 ft SUP. Shaped by the legendary Ron House , this is a performance long board shape . The board’s versatility allows it to be used in everything from flat water to serious Hawaiian juice and puts to rest any misconceptions about the maneuverability of high volume boards. 619-767-8880 Vintage Phlueger Fly Fishing Reel - $50 Vintage Fly Fishing Reel Model 1494 DA Made in USA. Went through and replaced screws, clicker spring and drag with One-Pfoot parts. So I have more into this than I’m asking. Got Bamboo? Set up for left hand retrieve but you can set it up for right if you choose. No text messages, call Gary 619-787-9896 Accurate 665H Fishing Reel - $190 An Accurate 665H reel loaded with 80lb. red PowerPro. Boss Magnum, Twin Drag, 6:1 Retrieve. This is the model WITHOUT Cast Control. Serviced by Accurate. Excellent condition, mechanically perfect. I also have a beautiful rod that I use with it that I am willing to sell for $90. 858-549-9862 10’ Longboard Surfboard- $440 100% hand shape by Roger Hinds for Country Surfboards. Hand shape in Hawaii. Good condition. Good for beginner to advanced surfers. Mahalo \m/ 858-333-7596 Cobra fishing kayak with fish finder for sale/trade - $550 I have a 14 foot cobra kayak with a Hummingbird fish finder. Missing center cover but can be bought for $40 comes with seat lifejacket and paddles. Will consider trade for a spear gun or moped scooter 951-553-9898 Fishing reel/rods - $30 Have a Penn/Sabre 7’ 270C casting rod rated #12-30 $20, an ocean trophy 7’ 870C casting rod rated #15-40 $10, a U.S. made (now made in china) Penn 500 Jigmaster in excellent shape $25, and a Daiwa 9’ spinning rod/reel combo rated #12-30 for $20, nice combo. also have kencor 5’4” zebra casting rod custom wrap I’d say good for fishing #15-20 lb. $50 858-204-5144 5’6” TDK Fish Longboard Surfboard- $360 Made in San Diego. 100% hand shape by Todd Kaymin. Great all around board. Mahalo \m/ Please feel free to give me a call anytime @ 858-333-7596, if you have any questions :) Daiwa Fuego Baitcaster Fishing Reel - $60 Team Daiwa Fuego Right hand baitcasting reel, made in Japan. Has New 50Lb Powerpro spectra on it. Excellent shape. No Box. Additional Features Free floating perforated aluminum spool, Magforce-Z, infinite anti reverse, low profile, seven disc composite drag, titanium nitride line guide aperture, Autocast clutch MSRP $229.95 619-942-2165 14’ inflatable boat + 2009/20 hp mercury - $2500. Always garage kept.. Very stable, low maintenance collapsible fishing/diving boat. 2009 Sea eagle SR-14 2009 20hp Mercury 4 stroke tiller/short shaft/electric start. Minn Kota 38lb thrust trolling motor. Maxi-Marine planing system. Also have a bunch of other stuff to go with it. Freshwater use only less than 20 hrs. Might separate for right price. Rick. Phone number’s out of state but I’m local. 505-792-0706 HUGE saltwater fishing gear sale! Rods are mostly Seeker, Calstar, G- loomis, Graphite USA, and Phoenix. I also some older rods like Trulune, Roddy, Silaflex, and sabre. I have lots of Shimano, Daiwa, Avet, Newell, And Penn reels. Please don’t call or text to ask me to list every single thing. I have way too much to list. It will be best to just come by and look for yourself. Call for appointments. Available most days at 3:30 or 8pm. Carlsbad. 760-672-7080 Fishing Kayak - $300 Fishing Kayak with life vest, gps holder, paddle. David 619-930-2407 you pick up only 7’6” Bessell Eliminator surfboard - $250 Great condition. No repairs or open dings. Normal pressure dents on the deck. 7’6 x 21” x 2 3/4” awesome winter board or for a bigger surfer. I lost weight so looking for a smaller board. May trade for the right board. Let me know what you got $250 OBO 858-349-1001 Surfboards for sale 5’10” x 19 1/4” x 2 5/8” custom STL shaped at Bird Rock Surf $200. 6’1” x 18 7/8” x 2 3/8” SuperBrand head shifter model, ridden less than 10 times $425 firm. Airbrushed with artwork.6’3.5” x 19” x 2 7/16” Custom step up SuperBrand team rider Jay “Bottle” Thompson. $475 firm, ridden once on North Shore! Text 760-419-7059 New 12’6” SUP w fins, leash, and paddle - $625 12’6” x 31” x 7” This race model stand up paddleboard is great for speed! We have four available. It’s a great Stand Up Paddle board for people with all levels of skill/experience. Or call (760) 215-0780 or 760-583-7544 Aluminum boat 17’ v-bottom fishing boat - $3950 Aluminum boat side console (no holes or water leaks) welded hull with fish-finder, bait tank, marine radio, lots of storage with galvanized trailer/good tires and 30hp outboard runs strong. Serious buyer 619-203-0081 Boat Batteries - $350 4 Intimidator Boat/RV Batteries. They were on my Searay for 2.5 years. I paid $1200 for 5 of them. They worked fine up until i pulled them out. I think there is a warranty still on them i don’t know much about them but i would guess its a steal at this price. Text 858-703-7075 Truline fishing rod — $350 obo. It’s 8 feet long and the model number is 2XR is rated 25 to 40 pound. 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This boat won’t last at this price ($500 firm ) call 760-505-7618 Hell Razor Rapid Fire - 450.00 used twice in small waves. No pressure dents no damage.5’9 18 3/4 width and 2 1/8 thickness. It has a stomp Pad and brand new 6’ leash Board is originally 625 dollars I spent 75 with the leash and stomp pad. I have 5 future fins for it brand new. If interested I’ll add the 5 in for an extra 60 dollars. Text or call 562-360-4521 Sunset 6’2 short board surfboard - $195 Ready for surfing/ water tight DIMENSIONS 6’2” LONG X 20” WIDE X 2 5/8” THICK. CALL OR TEXT 760.456.9299 Roxy Wetsuit (Cynthia Rowley) - $150 This is a women’s Roxy wetsuit. Cynthia Rowley collaboration. 2mm Size 8. This is for someone who is between 5’6”-5’8” and 120-140. These suits are brand new and have never been worn. Please feel free to text if you have any questions. 619-733-4789 Rusty Whitlock Surfboard - $150 Selling my Rusty Whitlock board, I don’t use it anymore Board is in great condition, recommended for seasoned surfers. This board needs to hit the waves again! I need to sell this ASAP! 5’8” x 17 1/2” x 1 3/4” 760-571-7434 Wavestorm 8ft soft top surfboard - $100 Got it as a gift from a buddy, and I don’t ride. Still new in wrapping. 8’ Stop Top Surf board by Wavestorm. Will meet local. Jose 858-414-1675 300 Yards 50 LB Braided Fishing Line (White)2x - $30 I have two 300 yd 50LB test spools -total 600 yds wound on one spool for a trip and never ended up going. It has never been used so I’m ask $30 for 300 yds. !believe it would be 5 dollars less than the store. 619-512-9885 KITE BOARD ROYAL ONE 32 - $199 LIKE NEW IN XINT COND. ROYAL 132 KITE BOARD WITH BINDINGS. CALL 858-205-5673 Brand new Shimano Tyrnos 8II fishing reel - $225 I have a BRAND NEW ( never been used) in the box Shimano Tyrnos 8II two speed. Beautiful high end little reel. $225 cash Text is best. Thanks Joaquin 619-994-4687 Calstar Baja Boomer Fishing Rod - $115 5’ 3” custom Calstar Baja Boomer with Aftco reel seat. The rod is in very nice condition. $115.00 obo. Chris (619) 582-7721 Fishing Reel - Newell - $130 Have a G 229 F Newell in great shape. Just serviced with Carbontex drags. Sal 858-204-5144 10ft, 12ft and 13ft telescopic fishing rods - $30 10ft carbon fiber rod medium $35 -12ft fiber glass rod $30-13ft fiber glass rod $30. Casting weight is from 2 -4oz, line from 10lb-25lb mono. Located in Lake Elsinore-paypal ok shipping available. Buy 2 save $10 email: surfcastingrods@yahoo text call: 951-923-6300 13FT Aluminum Boat with Motor - $600 13FT aluminum boat with motor. Boat is in very good condition. If you’re looking for a motor we have a 6 hp Evinrude outboard for sale. 619-934-0528 Stand Up Paddle Board 9’4 “Brand New” - $800 Brand New 9’4 X 31 X 4 1/8 Hawaii Stand Up Paddleboard “Round Pin Tail”. This 9’4 has a 3/4 length deck pad, comes with all brand new fins, leash, and board bag. I also have a brand new carbon fiber paddle with a blade cover for only $150, so complete package is $950. Please email or call 760-220-0242 Subaru Outback Kayak hullraiser rack - $80 Subaru BRAND Outback Kayak “J” rack with mounting brackets for 2009 - 2014 models outbacks. Only $ 80. OBO bought for $ 130. and NEVER USED! Comes with 3 sets of rack clips for various roof rack rails. no straps, those are cheap to pick-up. Georgina 760-214-4924 Kayak/ Old Town - $200 Used Old Town kayak. It’s your turn to have fun. Comes with paddle $200.00 cash please. Call or text at 619-206-1709 Kayak for sale - $175 Sprite Kayak-made by Quality Kayaks International with Ascend kayak paddle 619-246-6770. Tarpon 160i fishing / recreational kayak - $400 Tarpon 160i in yellow. Known as one of the best hulls Wilderness Systems ever made. Includes 3 flush mount rod holders. Hatches seal well and hull although well used is fairly clean with no major issues. PE is in great shape not faded or dried out. Factory seat in good shape. CJ- 619-929-8571 Cobra Fish and Dive Kayak set up - $650 Hi there, I’m selling my Cobra. Lightly used and comes with paddle, 2 seats, 4 rod holders, 3 compartments from the factory. Sweet deal for sure. Call or text me with questions or to schedule pick up. Thanks. Ryan 616-879-9370 Racing Crew Position sought: Cliff Lewis Crew Type: Racing Boat Type: Sail Position(s): Any position. Experience Level: Beginner Resume: I moved to San Diego from Austin about a month ago. While in Austin I crewed in a few races at Austin Yacht Club and did day sailing there. Since moving to San Diego I have begun volunteering at Challenged America as a companion sailor. I would like to increase sailing skills and I’m eager to learn more. You’ve got a job? I’m willing to work hard to get it done. 512-785-2155 clifflewisis@hotmail.com Racing Crew Position sought: Runav Sarkar, Honestly, I have no experience with sailing, but have always wanted to learn. If you choose me I’ll give it 110% effort! email: asarkar157@gmail.com Racing Crew Position sought: Jake Peelen. I will be available to crew for the one design regatta on Aug 16 and 17th and also hope to race in much more. I am 6’2” and 185 lbs. I was the captain of both my high school and college race teams - FJs, 420s, Colgate 22s, lasers. I have skippered regattas on my parents Beneteau First 36.7. Notable races I have participated in are Newport to Bermuda race, Hamilton island RW (Australia) annual newport regatta (RI), Edgartown 12 meter regatta (Martha’s vineyard). I have experience in all crew positions. I am originally from Dartmouth, MA and I am desperate to get back into the racing scene now that I have moved to San Diego! Feel free to contact me. 508-496-9308 Jake.peelen@gmail.com 10’6 SUP Board Bamboo Stand Up Paddle Board - $640 Great all-around SUP with full bamboo inlay on top and bottom resulting in a much lighter board with added strength and durability. 10’6” x 32” x 4.75” weighs 24 lbs. Designed by Covalent Surfboards. Clayton @ 805-807-6407 17 ft bay liner - $1700 17 ft bay liner with good running motor it needs a new home I have too many boats. Tom 415-691-1435 Kite Boarding Gear - NEVER USED - Great deal for beginners - $880 NEW. NEVER USED. FRESH OUT OF THE BAG. KITE NEVER UNFURLED. PUMP AND BAR STILL IN PLASTIC. Kite board - LiteWave brand, Tsunami 145 (no fins or foot straps) ($700 new) Kite (with bag and pump) Santa Cruz Caution brand, Answer 12m: ($1200 new) Bar with lines - Santa Cruz Caution brand: $350 ($500 new) All was purchased NEW and never used at the end of 2007. TAKE ALL for $880 Cash only. Text or leave a VM and I’ll call you back 619-279-6592 Scubapro Twin Jets Black Color (Large) - $120 Best fins made. Black with Quick Release Buckles for easy removing in the surf. Used but in good condition $120 Cash Only. I will throw in a pair of old boots size 9-10 they still work! Maybe we can work out a better deal on this pair! Prefer call to text (858) 405-4436 No Blocked Calls.

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